Vegan West African Peanut Stew by The Simple Veganista

West African Peanut Stew – Made in one pot this easy vegan soup recipe is a warm and comforting meal that’s quick and healthy. It’s well-balanced, full of vitamins and minerals and gluten-free with an option to be oil-free!

Peanut stew is a staple food of Western Africa. The actual African name of this insanely tasty stew is “Groundnut Stew”. It’s thick, rich and flavorful with lots of spiciness – but you decide how hot you want to make it. There are numerous versions of groundnut stew recipes across Africa that vary with meats, vegetables and spices.

RatingDifficultyIntermediate
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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 1 large onion, diced
 56 cloves garlic, minced
 23 tablespoons ginger, grated
 12 chili peppers (jalapeno, serrano, scotch bonnet or habanero peppers), diced
 23 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
 1 can (15oz.) diced tomatoes, with juices
 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or water (or combo)
 5 oz fresh spinach, chopped if not using baby spinach
 2 small lemons, juice of
 mineral salt & pepper, to taste
To Serve
 fresh cilantro, chopped
 peanuts, crushed or whole
 dash of hot sauce (sriracha, franks hot sauce or red pepper flakes), optional
 grain of choice (rice, quinoa or couscous), optional

Ingredients

 1 large onion, diced
 56 cloves garlic, minced
 23 tablespoons ginger, grated
 12 chili peppers (jalapeno, serrano, scotch bonnet or habanero peppers), diced
 23 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
 1 can (15oz.) diced tomatoes, with juices
 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or water (or combo)
 5 oz fresh spinach, chopped if not using baby spinach
 2 small lemons, juice of
 mineral salt & pepper, to taste
To Serve
 fresh cilantro, chopped
 peanuts, crushed or whole
 dash of hot sauce (sriracha, franks hot sauce or red pepper flakes), optional
 grain of choice (rice, quinoa or couscous), optional
Vegan West African Peanut Stew by The Simple Veganista

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